DOXA Documentary Film Festival
Mar. 22, 2019
DOXA Documentary Film Festival, produced by The Documentary Media Society, is a community-oriented arts organization that premieres Canadian and international documentaries to Vancouver audiences during an annual 11-day festival, along with year-round programming.
We are seeking a dynamic individual who is interested in working in a busy, energetic, film-loving environment to fill the position of Outreach and Audience Services Assistant. All applicants must have excellent computer (preferably Mac) and Internet skills and the ability to work independently within a team setting. Please note the employment criteria at the bottom of the posting.
Contract: Up to 28 weeks, starting as early as March 11, 2019 until September 20, 2019.
Work with the Operations Manager to coordinate the implementation of the DOXA Box
Office system for the 2019 DOXA Festival.
Coordinating ticketing and passes for festival pre festival
Assist in DOXA’s Community Box Office on-site locations leading up to the festival.
Manage the festival box office during the festival and other DOXA screenings and events.
Assist DOXA staff to develop, implement and report on audience surveys and feedback.
Provide sales and support by phone, email, and in-person with patrons inquiring about box
Work with DOXA Staff to research and implement outreach strategies for DOXA
screenings and events.
Assist in general office duties, as required, including answering phones and organizing mailouts.
Report on box office statistics.
Assist with outreach and distribution as needed
Ability to represent DOXA positively with filmmakers, sponsors, partners, audience members, and the broader community.
Previous box office or audience service experience an asset.
Excellent communication, community development, and people skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work independently and in a team setting.
Time management skills, with the ability to organize, set priorities, and meet deadlines.
Interpersonal skills in building positive relationships with people at all levels.
Familiarity with the film industry and festival operations an asset.
How to Apply:
Candidates are only eligible if they are currently unemployed and have a current EI claim; OR have had an
established EI claim within the past 36 months; OR have been paid special EI benefits (i.e., maternity/parental) in the past 60 months and are returning to work for the first time since that benefit began. All applicants have to be registered with a Work BC office.
If you are eligible and are interested in applying, please contact your nearest Employment Services Centre
(www.workbc.ca). For other inquiries, please email Atenas Contreras at email@example.com.
$562 per week. All arrangements for remuneration and payment schedule will be managed through Case Managers at Employment Services Centres
Contact Name: Atenas Contreras
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Phone: (604) 646-3200